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Latitude: 52.9348 / 52°56'5"N
Longitude: -3.0904 / 3°5'25"W
OS Eastings: 326810
OS Northings: 338040
OS Grid: SJ268380
Mapcode National: GBR 71.M5V2
Mapcode Global: WH78C.HHMH
Entry Name: Wall bounding driveway to the Stables and continuing the stable yard screen
Listing Date: 29 July 1998
Last Amended: 29 July 1998
Source ID: 20266
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: The driveway from Deepark Lodge drive climbs up to the stables. The wall defines the road on the SW side.
Community: Chirk (Y Waun)
Locality: Chirk Castle
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The wall was probably built in the mid C19 contemporary with E W Pugin's screen wall, and outlining the circulation to the SW corner of the castle originally laid out by William Emes in the 1760s.
The wall is approximately 800m long and 1.5m high, built of uncoursed rubble stonework with a triangular ashlar coping. At the top it adjoins the end of the screen wall to the stable yard, and, at the bottom of the steep driveway, the wall terminates in a square pier with three offsetting ashlar copings forming a pyramid.
Included as a significant element in the ensemble of buildings at Chirk Castle, and an essential part of the remodelling of the stable group in the Gothic idiom.
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